© 1988

Total War and Social Change

  • Editors
  • Arthur Marwick

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. James F. McMillan
    Pages 1-15
  3. François Bédarida
    Pages 79-94
  4. Arthur Marwick
    Pages 119-125
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 126-134

About this book


A collection of essays supported by statistics on the social consequences of the two world wars. It covers the main European countries and a range of major issues including the levels of economic activity, women's employment and the extent of executions of collaborators.


Britain Europe France Germany social change Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) World War II

About the authors

ARTHUR MARWICK has been Professor of History at the Open University since 1969 and was formerly its Dean and Director of Studies in Arts. His visiting appointments include positions at the State University of New York at Buffalo, Stanford University, California, the hoover Institution and L'Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris. He has published extensively, concentrating on twentieth-century social history and the impact of war. His contribution to the philosophy of history, The Nature of History, is proving its enduring worth with a third edition in 1988.

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